Demo Reel

Demo Reel 2013
Breakdown
0:00 - 0:05 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Dynein carrying fluorescing vesicle along microtubule. Maya, ZBrush, mr, AE.
0:10 - 0:13 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Micro-optrode being inserted into anaesthetized mouse CNS. Maya, mr, AE.
0:13 - 0:21 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: GCaMP fluorescing in the presence of calcium. Maya, mr, AE.
0:21 - 0:28 Fluorescent microscope: Turntable with wires. Maya, mr, AE.
0:28 - 0:36 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: The GFP gene genetically engineered into a mouse ovum. Maya, mr, AE.
0:38 - 0:46 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Mouse grooming itself. Maya, mr, AE.
0:46 - 0:49 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Fluorescence travelling along axons. Maya, mr, AE.
0:50 - 0:53 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Micro-optrode causes photoconversion of fluorescent indicator. Maya, mr, AE.
0:54 - 1:01 Bandit Ambush: Lego men face off in battle. Maya, mr.
1:01 - 1:05 Egg Photography: "Photograph" of eggs posed around a campfire. Maya, mr, PS.
1:05 - 1:08 Stage Fright: Still image of harp on stage. Maya, mr.
1:08 - 1:11 Whiplash: Bouncing ball animation. Maya, mr.
1:11 - 1:14 Crash Control: Robot testing a car. Maya, mr.
1:16 - 1:20 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Light-gated ion channels allow sodium to enter neuron. Maya, mr, AE.
1:21 - 1:24 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: A brush creates a stimulus for a mouse foot. Maya, mr, AE.
1:24 - 1:32 Recording the Illuminated Neuron - Simulator: Micro-optrode simulator screen-capture (4x speed). Unity, Maya, PS, AI.
1:32 - 1:43 Neuron Builder v0.8: Script to import 3D neuron morphological data into Maya (5x speed). MEL, Maya.
1:43 - 1:48 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Breakdown of dynein walking shot. Maya, ZBrush, mr, AE.
1:59 - 2:02 Recording the Illuminated Neuron: Mouse approaches micro-optrode on lab bench. Maya, mr, AE.
Music:     ScifiOverworld by PowersWithin, used with permission

Demo Reel 2011
Breakdown
0:00 - 0:09 Bandit Ambush: Lego set created and animated in Maya, mental ray
0:11 - 1:15 Model turntables: Maya, Mudbox, mental ray, After Effects
1:16 - 1:22 Stage Fright: Harp, stand, chair, and stage created in Maya, mental ray
1:23 - 1:27 Rock Paper Scissors (Group project): Animation; modelling and texturing of bed, chair, table, room, rock; scene management, referencing, cleanup
1:28 - 1:33 Crash Control: Car-testing robot short created in Maya, mental ray
1:34 - 1:37 Whiplash: Bouncing ball animation created in Maya, mental ray
1:38 - 1:43 Bandit Ambush: Lego set created and animated in Maya
1:44 - 1:56 Rock Paper Scissors (Group project): Animation; modelling and texturing of table, room, rock; scene management, referencing, cleanup
1:57 - 2:03 Crash Control: Car-testing robot short created in Maya, mental ray
2:04 - 2:11 Whiplash: Bouncing ball animation created in Maya, mental ray
2:12 - 2:27 Bandit Ambush: Lego set created and animated in Maya